Rehabilitation and environment
We have released our causal investigation report into an incident in May at Peak Gold Mine when there was an unexpected initiation of
Please join us at the 2nd Mining Engineering Managers’ Safety Seminar (MEMMS) on 12–13 October, 2022 at the Sofitel Sydney Wentworth. This
With the commencement of the Work Health and Safety (Mines and Petroleum Sites) Regulation on 1 September 2022, the class exemption has been
Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, and the Resources Regulator were brought together as one agency on 1 June 2021
The Resources Regulator within Mining, Exploration and Geoscience, is the state’s work health and safety regulator for mines and petroleum sites.
This includes open-cut and underground mines, petroleum sites, quarries and extractive operations, tourist mines, opal and other small scale mines, and mining exploration activities. We also undertake compliance and enforcement activities in relation to the Mining Act 1992, with a key focus on mine rehabilitation. We were established on 1 July 2016 as a standalone regulator.
'SEED' is the central resource for Sharing and Enabling Environmental Data (SEED) in NSW
Visit the Resources Regulator portal to report incidents, lodge applications under the Mining Act or notify the Regulator of other matters
Visit the Mine Rehabilitation Portal to submit disturbance and rehabilitation spatial data and to generate final landform and rehabilitation plans required under the Mining Act.